Three simple ways to move your money to Canada

Wire transfer your money to Canada

Haven’t arrived in Canada yet? Check if you’re eligible to apply for an account before you arrive with CIBC Smart™ Arrival.

Bring an international money order to Canada

Bring cash to Canada

 If you bring more than $10,000 CA in cash, you'll have to declare it when you arrive.

It’s easy to send money back home or within Canada

Send money internationally with CIBC Global Money Transfer™

Want to send money back home? Transfer funds to over 120 countries including India, the Philippines, China and the United States with $0 transfer fees.1

It’s easy to send money on the go

Step 1
Sign on to CIBC Mobile or Online Banking and select Global Money Transfer.


Enter the banking information of the person you're sending money to.
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Enter the amount of money you want to send, then select “Submit."

Amounts you can send with CIBC Global Money Transfer

$30,000 CA

$15,000 CA

Interac e-Transfer®

Sending money to friends has never been easier. With Interac e-Transfer, you can safely send money to anyone in Canada or receive money directly into your bank account. All you need is an email address.

How to send an Interac e-Transfer

Step 1
Sign on to CIBC Mobile or Online Banking and select Interac e-Transfer.


Choose who you want to send money to within Canada. You’ll need their email address.


Enter the amount you want to send and select the account you’ll be using for the transfer.


Enter a security question and answer that only you and the recipient will know.

Amounts you can send with Interac e-Transfer

$3,000 CA

$10,000 CA

$30,000 CA

Order CIBC Foreign Cash™

Whether you're visiting family back home or taking a vacation abroad, we can help you get the foreign cash you need – in up to 75 currencies. You can order foreign cash in a branch or online in a few easy steps.

How to order foreign cash online

Step 1
Sign on to CIBC Mobile or Online Banking and select Order Foreign Cash.


Choose the currency and amount you need, then confirm the foreign exchange rate.


Choose how you wish to get your cash – home delivery with Canada Post or branch pickup.


Choose an account to complete your payment, then submit. If you chose branch pickup, we'll send you an email when your cash is ready.

How much foreign cash can you order?

$300 CA to $2,500 CA

$300 CA to $50,000 CA

If you're ordering an amount that converts to less than $300 CA, you must pick it up at a CIBC branch.

$300 CA to $9,500 CA

Your questions answered

Koodo phone plan

CIBC Newcomer clients will receive an exclusive offer from Koodo to save money on their mobility plan, including free international long-distance minutes.

Pre-paid Koodo SIMs

Get 30 days of free Canada-wide Koodo service with a CIBC account, featuring 7GB + unlimited Canada-wide call and text.

Learn moreabout pre-paid Koodo SIMs for CIBC Newcomer clients.


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